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List of famous male musicians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male musicians list contains the most prominent and top males known for being musicians. There are thousand of males working as musicians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic musicians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a musician then the people below should give you inspiration.

List ranges from Aaron Mort to Blake Sennett and more.

While this isn't a list of all male musicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male musicians?" and "Who are the best male musicians?"
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office. He is best known for ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy, Happy Gilmore

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#11 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

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Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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Walter Bruce Willis is an American actor, producer and singer. His career began on the Off-Broadway stage and then in television in the 1980s, most notably as David Addison in Moonlighting. He is perhaps best known for his role of John McClane in the Die Hard series, which were mostly critical and ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: The Sixth Sense, Die Hard, The Fifth Element, Armageddon

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#72 on The Best Actors Working Today

#47 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#45 on The Best Living American Actors

#76 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, Ghostbusters, What About Bob?, and Groundhog Day. Murray garnered ...more

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Age: 66

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, USA

Profession: Businessperson, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation, Ghostbusters II

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#28 on The Best Actors Working Today

#9 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#11 on The Best Living American Actors

#58 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest, although Dylan repudiated suggestions from journalists that ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Poet, Guitarist, Musician, + more

Credits: Forrest Gump, American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook, The Big Lebowski

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#9 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#75 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#75 on Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

#78 on The Greatest Classic Rock Bands

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